You have permission to be yourself

 

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It’s OK to have a break-down

To get angry
To cry
To show emotion
It means that you are human
We are not robots
Our burdens at times get too heavy to bear
And it’s OK to need a break
To be flawed
And vulnerable Continue reading

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Take the lead

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I never wanted to be a leader.  I never saw myself as one and often had trouble speaking up in a crowd or voicing my opinion.  I come from a background where my opinion often wasn’t encouraged or valued so being a leader wasn’t something I was really secure in.

Following was something I was much more accustomed to and had an easier time with, however I noticed there were times when I was following the wrong people.  Continue reading

Follow the leader

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Usually my blogs are written from a place of reflection.  I usually write about a situation I’ve gone through and share what I learned or mistakes and mishaps I encountered along the way.  Very rarely do I blog in real time; like in a “Dear Diary” sort of way.  Well currently I feel inclined to blog about this particular area of my life as I am walking it out, instead of after it’s finished and I’ve gleaned some wisdom from it.  Continue reading

What about your friends?

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Twenty five years ago the R & B trio, TLC, released a song called “What about your friends?”  The lyrics go something like this:

What about your friends, will they stand their ground,
Will they let you down again?
What about your friends, are they gonna be lowdown, 
Will they ever be around,
Or will they turn their backs on you?

I loved this song when I was a kid, however it is even more relevant to me today. Continue reading